2 men shot during attempted robbery at West Philly ATM

The gunman shot both victims and fled without taking any money.

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Thursday, August 12, 2021
2 men shot during attempted robbery at Philly ATM
The shooting occurred around 1:30 a.m. in West Philadelphia.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police say an attempted robbery at an ATM led to a double shooting in West Philadelphia.

Two men told police they went to use an ATM near 53rd Street and Girard Avenue around 1:30 a.m. Thursday.

That's when they say a masked gunman demanded they hand over their cash.

The suspect shot both men and fled the scene. The men say he did not take any money.

One victim suffered a gunshot wound to his shoulder; the other man was shot in his legs.

They were both taken to the hospital for treatment.

There have been no arrests.